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MEIJER STATE GAMES OF MICHIGAN RELEASES WINTER GAMES SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

February 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

Grand Rapids, Mich., Jan. 28, 2015 – The second annual Meijer State Games of Michigan Winter Games are quickly approaching. The Winter Games main festival is taking place Feb. 20-22, with some sports starting their competition this weekend Jan. 31-Feb. 1.The Winter Games features 19 different sports and 2,000+ athletes are expected to participate. The schedule of events [...]

Thirteenth annual Mitchell’s Run coming August 20

June 28, 2012 // 0 Comments

Each year, Mitchell Peterson’s parents, Steve and Sandy, are amazed at the support they receive from the community. Over 100 volunteers help to make the race run smoothly and to bring awareness and money to be donated to Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), a national nonprofit organization founded in 1994 by parents of children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. [...]

Shop with a Cop a celebration of community giving

December 8, 2011 // 0 Comments

‘It was something that meant a lot to me’ by BETH ALTENA GROUP EFFORT—Rockford Police officers, their family and friends, volunteers, service organizations and students (and Santa!) make Shop with a Cop a success for all each year. When Maria Arel was in fifth grade she was one of the kids looking at winter coats, mittens and boots with a Rockford police officer and [...]

Meijer, Best Buy reward blood donors

July 14, 2011 // 0 Comments

The American Red Cross Great Lakes Blood Services Region, in partnership with Meijer, has rewarded two lucky individuals for donating blood at a June Red Cross blood drive. Bethany Eldred of Walker is the June winner of a $250 Meijer gift card, which can be used for anything in the store, online or at the pump. “I feel it is my civic duty to donate blood,” said [...]

Chamber hosts annual Start of Summer Celebration

June 9, 2011 // 0 Comments

This year’s weather brings new meaning to the acronym “SOS,” the international distress signal used by ships. However, Rockford is planning on using it in two ways. In the past the initials have been used to identify the Rockford Chamber of Commerce’s (RCC) Start of Summer Celebration. The double meaning is handy this year, however, as the community calls for [...]
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